Story: West Coast region

Political gathering, Greymouth

Political gathering, Greymouth

Revington’s Hotel in Greymouth welcomes visiting Irish nationalist politicians, probably in 1889, with the Gaelic words ‘Cead Mille Failthe’ (a hundred thousand welcomes). The building to the right of the hotel is the public reading room and the Greymouth School of Mines.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Settlement and changing population', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016